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Posted: Monday, 04 August 2014 1:30PM

Newton: Immigrant Children

NEWTON, Kan. - A Newton group will apply for a grant which would allow it to house immigrant children on its campus. EmberHope President & CEO Shelley Duncan said her organization would meet Monday's deadline for a federal grant.

EmberHope's application sparked a special meeting of the Newton City Commission Friday. KAKE News reports the organization wanted a letter of support from the commission. All but one speaker voiced their opposition to the plan. Commissioners voted to take no action on the request.

Duncan said since Friday's meeting she's received close to 100 messages from Newton residents who support the application.

EmberHope would house 30 children at a time, with the children spending five week periods on campus. Duncan said the grant could be worth millions during a three year period.

The Border Patrol said 57,000 unaccompanied children have been stopped at the border this year.

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08/04/2014 1:26PM
Newton: Immigrant Children
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08/04/2014 5:48PM
Another scam to rip off the taxpayer
This is the Methodist church in Newton looking for more fed money. They also take in millions tax dollars by "sponsoring" Somali refugees that have since moved on to Western Kansas,Minnesota,Iowa and wherever chickens are processed.They expect to make several million off a few illegals and setup another leech organization that will feed off the US taxpayer even when the kids are long gone.Any residents supporting this are church members who want fed money to support their church.You can find all about this particular at HHS website,and see how this scam operates by going to
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